The Urban Legend

Recreational reading loses prevalence among busy high school students

Olivia Mitchel, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Arts and Culture

Remember those reading logs you got in middle school? Those glorious days when your homework was to spend a substantial amount of time with the book of your choice? No annotations necessary, no passage analyses, just you and your book. To most high school students, that all seems like a distant memory...

GALLERY: Members of the class of 2015 reveal insights about their time at Urban

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

June 10, 2015


Filed under Features

As members of the class of 2015 prepare to leave Urban, they also reflect on what they have experienced in the past four years. Senior Spring is a special time when seniors are able to have a more objective perspective of their pasts so that they may think about who they want to be in the future. From bad haircuts to...

OPINION: An open letter to phone overusers

OPINION: An open letter to phone overusers

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

I was sitting in the library at lunch on a Tuesday. I had intended to do homework, so I zipped up my procrastination-inducing phone inside my backpack and started in. It was not long before I found myself distracted. I was distracted by the girl sitting in front of me taking selfies. Trying to study,...

Student brains are more than a science experiment and a standard scale

Student brains are more than a science experiment and a standard scale

Marie Bergsund, Staff Writer

February 9, 2015


Filed under Features

If you’ve ever taken a science class, you know that an experiment requires a dependent variable, an independent variable, and a control. The most important component is the control. If you’re testing how long it takes for a rat to run through a maze but one rat is given an hour, and the other rat...

Is Urban school spirit alive and well?

Is Urban school spirit alive and well?

Griffin Bianchi, Staff Writer

December 28, 2014


Filed under Sports

With winning sports teams, one would think The Urban School of San Francisco would be armed to the teeth with fans in blue paint, enthusiastic cheers, and students flocking to games from all over the Bay Area. Even though the school has met with much athletic success, it seems that the lack of student...

GALLERY: Urban School seniors share regrets about their high school experiences

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

June 5, 2014


Filed under Features, Top Stories

It is the end of the school year and Urban's senior class of 2014 is nearing the end of their Senior Spring. Graduation is quickly approaching and many seniors are reminiscing about their past four years at Urban. The following gallery is a series of portraits and quotes from Urban seniors about what...

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